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Furcation is a complex anatomical structure which when invaded cam be a sign of advanced periodontal disease. It mainly occurs due to a bacterial etiology but can also be attributed to a traumatic occlusion and pulpal pathologies. The management of furcation lesions requires a comprehensive diagnosis, and good clinical treatment skills. Initial lesions can be managed with a thorough non-surgical therapy whereas advanced lesions may require surgical procedures such as hemisection or radisection. This paper reviews all the aspects of periodontal furcation involvement and the management aspects.